Saturday, July 1, 2017

The Weekend in Black and White

I was taught by nuns when I was in
elementary school.  Looking back, I realize
that some of them were up to the
task of dealing with 50 kids with that special
blend of tough and patient—and some,
frankly, probably shouldn't have been allowed
near small children.  Either way, I'm
left with a soft spot for nuns (especially elderly
ones).  These two were climbing  the
steps up to Santa Maria della Salute, in Venice.

[To see more b/w photos, visit Dragonstar's meme.]


  1. This photo is absolutely timeless. It could have been taken in the 19th Century.

  2. Fine photo. The nuns appear to be very glad of a strong handrail to help with the long steps.

  3. Perfect capture of now but transporting one back in time as well.


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